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If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The timeless adage aptly applies to fad diets and related ideologies, which are established in anecdote and opinion, not science. In spite of this, many well-intentioned bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts routinely fall victim to them.
One popular dietary approach involves eliminating carbohydrates from the diet, citing hearsay and poorly interpreted abstracts that carbs will become stored as fat quicker than Khloe Kardashian can find a celebrity rebound.
Before one decides to indoctrinate themselves with a low carb approach, they should first consider these five reasons to retain carbs in their fat-burning and muscle-building arsenal.
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